Published on July 7th, 2014 | by Backyards Made Better3
How To Create Blue Hydrangeas
Imagine how disappointed I was last summer when my Hydrangeas bloomed to a pale yellow blue color. The blooms looked anemic. It made me sad that I would not get to enjoy my favorite color of flower for the summer.
To make sure this summer that they come back to their colorful glory I did a little research last Fall on how to turn hydrangeas pink or blue.
I knew that the pH acidity of the soil changes the color of the blooms, but since mine have always been the color I desired, I never paid much attention.
I read that pH is a measure of the acidity or basicity of an aqueous solution. Solutions with a pH less than 7 are said to be acidic and solutions with a pH greater than 7 are basic or alkaline. Pure water has a pH very close to 7.
Reading that made my head spin – say what?
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